Honda Activa 125cc launched – four shades, two variants
Honda Activa 125cc was officially launched today in India. Though bookings and prices were revealed, first deliveries of the new Activa began today, after it was launched a few minutes ago in Mumbai. Priced from INR 56,607, ex-showroom, Mumbai, the new Honda Activa 125 is available in two variants, Standard and Deluxe. Activa Deluxe variant is at INR 62,588.
First showcased at 2014 Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year, Honda Activa 125cc will be powered by a 124.9cc four stroke SI engine offering peak power of 8.6 bhp at 6500 rpm and peak torque of 10.12 Nm at 5500 rpm. New Activa 125cc gets features such as optional disc brakes, tubeless tyres, combi brake system, digital meter, viscous air filter, MF battery and metal body. It sits on 10” rear alloy wheels and delivers fuel efficiency of 60 kmpl.
New Honda 125cc scooter gets telescopic front forks thereby resulting in better ability to handle bad road conditions while it has an instrument cluster that is an analogue-digital unit. To be offered in four exciting colours of blue, silver, black and white, Honda Activa 125 is now available across India, at all Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India dealerships.
Activa has become India’s best selling automatic scooter today. Not only that, it is now threatening India’s best selling two wheeler – Hero Splendor motorcycle. For two months last fiscal, Activa sales were higher than that of Splendor. And with new Activa 125 joining the Activa line-up, sales of Activa are only going to go North.
Honda sold a total of 37.5 lakh units of Activa last fiscal. Now, this fiscal, they aim to sell over 45 lakh units of Activa. Not only this, HMSI is also going to invest in opening new dealerships. By the end of next fiscal, they aim to have over 3,800 dealerships across India. Honda Activa 125cc will contend with the Suzuki Access 125 and Mahindra Duro in the 125cc automatic scooter segment.